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Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis?

Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis?

Difficult: That is a difficult problem, as is hidradenitis suppurativa itself. The care are ually thick and deep. Sometimes procures like demabasion or laser herapy can help. For active disease surgical removal f the inflamed and infected glands is needed and even skin grafts for large areas. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more


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What can I do to get rid of scars?

What can I do to get rid of scars?

Multiple Options: Scars can be improved but not eliminated by treating in various ways including chemical peels, dermabrasion, lasers, demarolling, silicone gel usage, and massage. ...Read more

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Can there be anything you can do to get rid of acne scars ?

Can there be anything you can do to get rid of acne scars ?

You need: Can't get rid of them but there are many ways to improve them. See a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How does one get rid of scars ?

How does one get rid of scars  ?

Scars are permanent: While scars are permanent, there are different treatments that can help minimize, fade or hide surgical scars. Talk to a board-certified plastic surgeon to find out what your options are. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars (cutting)?

How to get rid of scars (cutting)?

Please consult: with either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars please help ?

How do I get rid of scars please help ?

Would recommend: Consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of scars?

What's the best way to get rid of scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to get rid of scars?

What are some good ways to get rid of scars?

Time, and others.: Time is often the best way to get rid of scars, as most will fade eventually. Lasers, surgical excision or rearrangement, steroid injections, etc are all ways to treat scars. You should ask your primary doctor who to go to for this. ...Read more

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What's a way to effectively get rid of scars?

What's a way to effectively get rid of scars?

Improve them: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there any way to completely get rid of scars?

Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars from scratching too much?

Stop itch &skin care: First find the cause of the itching which can be quite a difficult endeavor. Second, stop itching by treating the primary problem whether it be idiopathic, psychological, a medication reaction or allergy, response to bug bites or noxious stimuli, etc. Third, avoid sun exposure. Fourth, silicone gel creams or sheets. Five, clip your nails. Six, consider derm or plastic evaluation for more extensive. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to get rid of scars naturally?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of scars from cutting?

Can you tell me how to get rid of scars from cutting?

Medical Intervention: For scarring - recommend consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective and quickest way to get rid of scars?

Which is the most effective and quickest way to get rid of scars?

Scar tretaments: Several options are available for scar reduction: silicone gel silicone sheeting mederma kelo-cote scar massage tape a study in the journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery several years ago compared these and found that although none showed statistical significance for scar reduction, the one that had the best overall response was silicone sheeting. That is what I use in my practice. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of scars from cutting that have been there for years?

Suggest: You consult in person with a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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What are some things can I do to get rid of my scars that was here for years?

Specialist: Talk to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. They will be able to give the best advice on treating matured scars. ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's anything that can reduce the appearance/get rid of scars?

Help! need to know if there's anything that can reduce the appearance/get rid of scars?

It depends: If your scars are relatively new (within 6 months), there is evidence that application of silicone sheeting or gel to the scar can help it fade. Silicone is more effective than vitamin e, aloe, etc. More recently, it has been shown that keeping a scar covered with paper tape also helps it fade. Photo is from patient who used silicone sheeting for 3 months. ...Read more